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>> and good morning, everyone. let's get this started because everybody wanted paychecks. it is a great occasion and historic when it is the first time the city is passing the two-year budget with all of the disciplinary things and others that watch our fiscal responsibility along with the board of supervisors, a great day to celebrate.
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i want to recognize and think, beginning with the board president david chiu, thank you for working very closely with us. for carmen, who was assigned by board president to lead the effort again this year on the budget. and for the other members of the board of supervisors that have engaged directly with us. supervisors avalos, kim, elsbernd, cohen. and the department heads that worked very hard with us. i see of they cisneros, who the police chief and our fire chief. barbara garcia and trent have worked extremely closely with us because of the tremendous
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pressure that we feel at the state level and the national of bochum, trying to get a really good conversation about how we can make sure that the community based organizations that provide invaluable service to us are taken care of and working in collaboration with us. hall of the a jar work that she does with all of us. i want to thank her for her tremendous leadership. again, i can say about about my good friend, someone who i got the chance to work with for many years. you have taken up so many complicated challenges this year, we're going to keep you busy. thank you for your wonderful team. our new city administrator that is no longer new, your diving in there at every opportunity and
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helping all of the city department get ahead. thank you for your leadership there, our libraries continue to be great examples of our commitment to the public on how to use our bond worth. thank you very much. the key to the rec and park department. it will be the less complicated and very united effort, the bond we're going to push forward. with realignment come and gone, the commitment we have made to the state into our own communities to keep them safe, i just came back from the sheriff's department and the new jails, visiting all the programs out there. we have a lot of work to do, but we have great faith in your leadership. thank you for leading the realignment efforts and making sure we do the right things.
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working with a juvenile justice. thank you for your great leadership working with richard and the former superintendent for keeping me focused on the education of the future of our city. your great work on our youth and the families, again, thank you so much for that. to emily, her work on the status of women, thank you for keeping us focused on the most important issues. our board of permit appeals this year, the small business commission, who m i forgetting? i remember the fire chief. i also want to give a very special shot out to someone on my staff that has spent not only
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hours, but i think her demeanor and calmness has brought us through another successful collaborative effort. kay howard and the wonderful budget staff. if i can also do something that probably isn't mentioned a lot, i mention the work that we are doing directly with each of the members of the supervisors, but i think they would likely -- like me to mention that their aides are working very hard. how to think they aides of the supervisors. when they come in and they are meeting with jason and steve and we are exchanging life lessons about each other about what is important that what is not important, how we appreciate the good work you are all doing with our supervisors, and we value
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the communication because sometimes you are the link homer critical votes and critical exchanges of viewpoints. i want to thank you for being here and keeping our purse strings there. thank you for collecting those taxes and making sure we got a healthy collection there. all of our elected officials, i hope i haven't missed anyone. we're working as a family. as you know, it is not a surprise to you that i work very hard with steve and my staff to try to build consensus with the board of supervisors, trying to create a ton of collaboration, especially on something as important and impacting as our budget. now we have a balanced the budget, a responsible budget that will cost our police and
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fire departments have to win so many of the rank is retiring. and keep our cities save. that is irresponsible budget. we have a budget that extends itself to the richness of our communities by investing in small businesses, in community- based organizations that help us critically to deliver health and community social services to those in need. it is also a budget that is responsible because it places monies that we need because we don't control the rest of the world, how we have to be prepared and we listened over the years to the ratings agencies to the various fiscally responsible entities including the comptroller's office. we must put away things in case
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things beyond our control happen and we have done that. we have done that in unity with the board of supervisors. i want to give a shot out to all of us that work collectively to make our budget responsible. it is the largest budget, but it is two years that builds on our success and reserves for dangers we have no control over. it also invests in seriously in our neighborhoods, small business corridors, that lifts up and gives hope to all of the voices that have registered themselves and we have cut ourselves very open to the voices coming out from our neighborhoods. i of the small-business applicants and the merchant residence, and no longer are they screaming. we want them to engage, and i
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think when we respond appropriately to their needs ha, ha that is how the city should work. the voices of our communities come forward, we listen, contemplate, and we make decisions. which challenge each other. i will say to the supervisors have those of you that were past midnight had sought each other, while the stories is that some of what people war was like the job was when we were trying to close the deal. i appreciate the special powers that were taken care of the close this deal. while we may not agree with every single thing and the priorities that have been made, there is a tremendous amount of agreement, and it is worth it to
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move this forward with everybody's participation. i want to thank the board of supervisors for their collaboration and for the excellent work that was left in this budget. if i may invite the board president to come to the podium to say a few words. >> i want to take a moment and thank each and everyone of you for being part of the village of san francisco that has helped to balance this historic budget. i think this year we have had a fundamentally different budget on a couple of different dimensions. first of all, as my colleagues know, we have had a number of years where we have had to balance massive deficits.
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because of the work we have done together and the work in the private sector, the task of this year was not as difficult. i also want to take a moment talk about the two-year budget and reminisce about the fact that in 2005 when the city comptroller has brought to us the idea of a two-year budgeting, five-year financial forecasting, we knew the theory of what it would take who both have fiscal discipline and to allow us to spend on the priorities we would all share. it is because of the work we did together in part that led us to the easier place we are in. i am very proud of the fact that this budget reflects our shared priorities. every single one of you is a leader in this city in some area, setting out for our parks, public safety, fixing roads,
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taking care of kids, seniors, immigrants, small businesses. we have come together in a wonderful way i want to echo the mayor and the thanks to all of you, to all of the city departments, to the budget office have their leadership. all of the community stakeholders' coming together. my colleagues at the border, and one person without whom this would not have happened. how to take a moment into trouble with one saying about the dress of the board of supervisors. i believe all the men were still in business suits. our board of supervisors were not dressed in pajamas, but there was one change of attire from our budget chair that slipped out of her high heels and were flat at 5:00 in the morning. i want to thank sister carmen chu for her leadership and for
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dealing with us, helping to balance the incredibly diverse needs in the wonderfully diversity that we live in. i know you probably age of the last couple years. but you don't look as if you did. without further ado, i want to thank the budget chair. thank you for all your work. >> thank you very much to the mayor and board president, it has been my honor to serve as the budget chair this past year and the year before. i of the mayor ran through the partners that are here today. allow to a department heads and all of the staff. i see a lot of budget people in this room, and this rotunda.

July 27, 2012 10:30pm-11:00pm PDT

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